Author: Emmy M.

A Boutique Hotel in Golden: Table Mountain Inn

When shoulder season approaches in the Colorado Rockies, those of us who live in the middle of mountains are looking for the nearest getaway when the weekend rolls around. Don’t get me wrong, I love living in Vail and these views never get old, but when the ski resorts are closed and the trails are

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Magic of Lights Vail

The holidays are over and many of us are thrilled to put 2020 in the past. Although this wasn’t the greatest year for humanity, I think we tried our best to get into the holiday spirit and make the most of the season. This year, I broke a personal record by putting my Christmas tree

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History Tours and Museums in Golden, Colorado

Last weekend I was given to opportunity to tour the beautiful town of Golden, Colorado in partnership with Visit Golden. I always saw this little town as a place to stop for lunch on my way back to the mountains, so I was excited to spend a night here and actually take the time to

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Air Travel during Covid-19: Why we chose Southwest Airlines

My first post in the midst of a global pandemic and it’s oddly going to be about air travel. What a weird time to be alive! The last post on my blog detailed an amazing culinary experience at a luxury ski resort in the middle of a fantastic ski season. Little did I know, only

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Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend

This past weekend, I was invited to an incredible event that combined all of my favorite things: outdoor adventure, delicious gourmet food, and the finest wines and spirits. All of my favorite things in the beautiful setting of a luxurious ski resort, Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend was an unforgettable event. The entire 4 day

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A Weekend in Fort Lauderdale: Beach, Hotel and Food Review

Every year for Riley’s birthday, instead of a party and presents, we love surprising our little guy with a fun vacation. We typically like staying home for ski season so his October celebration is the perfect opportunity for us to escape to warmer weather before we’re surrounded by snow. This year for his 9th birthday,

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Flying Cheap on Frontier Airlines: How to Save Money and Your Sanity!

“How do you find cheap airline tickets?” The most common question I receive from friends, family, and my followers. And even after I answer the question a million times and write several blog posts on how I score deals, people still think I have this unique talent or a top secret website that helps me

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Favorite Things: The Best Products to Feel Beautiful and Warm on the Mountain

Although my heart belongs in the mountains and there is no place I’d rather live, I sometimes feel like my genetics are telling me I should pick a different climate to call home. The harsh and dry air of the Rocky Mountains along with the high altitude not only leave me breathless, but take a

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Breckenridge Resort Opening Day 2019

Time flies when you’re having fun and for those of us in Colorado, it’s hard to believe that ski season has officially arrived. The beginning of fall in the high country had an unusual start with snow storm upon snow storm blanketing the Rocky Mountains shortly after an unseasonably warm summer. Keystone and Breckenridge Resort

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Merging My Two Cultures: Celebrating Halloween and All Souls Day in the Philippines

Today is bittersweet for me, as I sit inside my cozy home looking out at the mountains and the snow covered roads. We had a wonderful Halloween last night. A stroll through the heated streets of Vail Village, collecting treats from beautiful shops and hotels. I love where I live and this beautiful community we

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